Beautiful certificate from the Baltimore Insurance Company issued in 1797. This historic document has an embossed corporate seal with a woman next to an anchor. This item has the signatures of the Company's Secretary. The certificate was issued to Lewis Pascault and endorsed by him on the back. Stock certificate issued in the 1700's are extremely difficult to find. Minor crease and in EF condition.
Baltimore Insurance Company Incorporated in 1795, with a capital of $300,000, divided into 1,000 shares of $300 each. Takes risks on vessels, cargoes and freights. President, Henry Thompson - office in the Exchange. History from Encyberpedia and OldCompany.com (old stock certificate research service)